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“The Future of the Corporation” to be subject of British Academy research report - news

By Brian Collett — Public trust in business, corporate objectives, regulation and taxation will be the main themes of a three-year research study started in September by the British...

Denmaur's recycled "Revive" paper delivers performance with purpose - news

Denmaur Independent Papers, one of the largest paper merchants in the UK, launched Revive, a comprehensive range of recycled papers in April 2016. This was in response to companies and...

Surprising findings for corporate sustainability in Silicon Valley - news

By Nikos Avlonas — Much has been made about whether Silicon Valley corporations are or are trying to be role models for sustainability. There is a perception that Silicon Valley...

BLOG: Why does health get forgotten in health and safety? - news

You can easily spot the colleagues wearing a personal activity monitor, writes CSC's CR lead Paula Sullivan . Whether they’re a Fitbit fanatic or a devotee of another brand of device,...

Rogers takes on mantle from Leffin at UPS - news

Edward Rogers is the new global director of sustainability at international mail delivery organisation UPS. Rogers succeeds Steve Leffin who helped create UPS’s sustainability...

UN proves sustainability pays as Church calls for fossil free policy - news

The United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) has long been criticised for promoting a loose definition of corporate sustainability, keeping it simple by asking compact signatories to “embrace,...

Impax exec appointed to NERC - news

Ian Simm, chief executive of Impax Asset Management, has been appointed by the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) as a member of the UK’s Natural Environment...

Hunt for the ‘holy grail’ of corporate reporting - news

Corporate reporting as an activity is evolving along with the ever rising demands of stakeholders and others. But can integrated reporting bring the transparency and openness being called for?...

CSR: a profession that’s coming of age - news

The Corporate Responsibility Group has decided to create a formal body for CSR professionals. Is this a natural progression for the new generation of CSR practitioners?    ...

Moving in on the board: the lowdown on CSOs - news

Ben Cartland, an associate at recruitment agency Acre Resources, answers questions on the rise of a new beast in the CSR field: the chief sustainability officer Why are chief...

Time to apply first aid to your corporate strategy - news

Society will benefit if firms give emergency medical training to all of their employees, argues Sue Killen Official statistics show that every year, in England and Wales alone, up to...

The recession has done CSR a favour, say CEOs - news

Eight out of ten corporate leaders believe the economic downturn has raised the importance of sustainability, suggests a study.  The survey of 766 chief executives worldwide found 80...

American CSR jobs market grows strongly - news

The CSR jobs market in the US is showing signs of recovery after a decline between the third quarters of 2008 and 2009. Research conducted by US-based Sustainability Recruiting shows that,...

Food sector CSR feels the pinch - news

The global recession has pushed corporate responsibility down the priority list of the food industry. A survey of 600 decision-makers in the in 54 countries shows that CSR, placed at number...

inbrief - news

McDonald’s UK has appointed the communications agency Futerra to focus on its corporate responsibility and sustainability strategy. Futerra’s specific task will be to engage with the...

Duke will keep Wal-Mart faith - news

Wal-Mart’s new chief executive Mike Duke has assured stakeholders that the company’s corporate responsibility efforts will continue on his watch. Duke, who succeeded Lee Scott...

Ethical firms are treading on charities’ toes - news

Charities may soon have to compete with companies for the ethical high ground, a third sector fundraising specialist has said. Alan Clayton, a well-known figure in charity funding, told...

BAE sets out plans to put its house in order - news

Defence giant BAE Systems has set out how it intends to implement the 23 recommendations made by an independent committee that looked at how to improve the company’s ethical standards....

Japanese governance needs addressing - news

The system of governance in most of Japan’s listed companies fails to meet shareholders’ needs, despite significant improvements in some businesses, says a report from the Asian...

Soup business makes CSR a key ingredient - news

Campbell Soup Company, the US convenience food manufacturer, is to make corporate responsibility part of its overall business strategy. The New Jersey-based Fortune 500 business, which has...

NGOs must target Joe Public to make change happen - news

Challenging companies is fine, but the brave next step is to take on consumers, says Blake Lee-Harwood If the last few decades of the environmental debate have been owned by...

What can we expect from Howard’s way? - news

EP talks to the new chief executive of Business in the Community about expansion, putting pressure on members – and working more closely with other organizations Expect a significant...

Lawyers can do it, so why not other business professionals? - news

Legal firms are showing the way on pro bono work – and more of us should follow, says Aaron Hurst While it can sometimes be tempting to criticize lawyers, there’s one area in...

Business in the Community’s new CEO needs to be a change agent - news

The 25th anniversary of Business in the Community is a cause for celebration. It is also an appropriate milestone to review where the UK-based membership organization is heading, particularly at...

strategy advice in demand - news

Consultancies advising companies on their strategic direction have commanded the highest number of searches by visitors to a new online directory of CSR service providers. In the first six...

eight faces to follow in the next 12 months - news

Whom might we see more of in the corporate responsibility arena during 2007? EP names some individuals likely to come to greater attention over the year Staffan Soderberg As vice...

China gets first SRI fund - news

The Bank of China has set up the country's first fund applying SRI criteria. The fund, under the bank's International Investment Managers, will refer to governance and social responsibility...

inbrief - news

Harvard Business School in the US is to start a CSR programme for business executives next month. The three-day programme for senior executives wishing to integrate social responsibility into...

training and education: the current picture for CSR - news

As the UK government’s CSR Academy begins to take shape, EP looks at the fragmented state of education and training in the corporate responsibility field Pity the corporate...

Cisco adopts global CSR strategy - news

Internet network company Cisco Systems is to establish a global CSR strategy over the next 12 months as part of a dramatic move away from its traditional philanthropic...

inbrief - news

A call for papers on corporate social responsibility has been made by the European Business Ethics Network, which is inviting presentations for its research conference in Norway...

centre will look at business case for CSR - news

An International Centre for Business Performance and Corporate Responsibility has been set up at the University of Middlesex’s business school. The centre will focus...

M&S firms up its child labour guidelines - news

Britain’s best known retailer, Marks & Spencer has warned its suppliers around the world that they risk losing contracts if they employ workers below the age of 15 years....

Webinar: Transforming business and industries to deliver long-term impacts - reports

Increasingly businesses are realising that small sustainable impacts are no longer enough. To meet the UN Global Goals and 2 Degree target requires a wholesale shift in thinking and operations...

LafargeHolcim publishes first Sustainability Report for merged Group - reports

LafargeHolcim this week released its Sustainability Report 2015 that outlines the Group’s economic, environmental and social performance and presents LafargeHolcim’s ambitious...

Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany Publishes Corporate Responsibility Update 2015 - reports

Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany has published its Corporate Responsibility Update, covering the year 2015. It is available online at http://reports.emdgroup.com/2015/cr-report .

NEC releases annual CSR report - reports

NEC Corporation has published its annual report on corporate social responsibility (CSR) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015 on its NEC CSR website. NEC has issued the report to promote...

NEC releases annual CSR report online - reports

Japanese multinational provider of ICT products and services, NEC Corporation (NEC), has published its annual CSR report for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2014 on its NEC CSR website.

RBS remains leading lender to renewable energy projects - reports

RBS has released its 2013 Sustainability Review today. The Review details the progress the company has made during 2013 towards becoming a more responsible and sustainable bank, which includes...

Bayer publishes first integrated report: Sustainability part of corporate strategy - reports

“We are convinced that we can only achieve lasting commercial success if we balance economic growth with ecological and social responsibility.” Dr Marijn Dekkers, ceo

Report highlights sustainability practices and accomplishments with focus on coca farming - reports

Zurich, November 12, 2013 – Barry Callebaut – the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products – today announced its 2012/13 Sustainability...

MTR Corporation publishes its Sustainability Report 2012 - reports

Hong Kong-based rail and property service provider MTR Corporation Ltd (MTR) has published its latest Sustainability Report 2012. The report describes how the company manages sustainability...

Orange publishes its 2012 Corporate Social Responsibility Report - reports

Orange emphasises the areas in which it has made significant progress. In a year marked by a deteriorating economic environment ...

Bayer drives forward global sustainability commitments - new report published - reports

The Bayer Group has published its 2011 Sustainable Development Report. The Bayer Group is well on the way to implementing its comprehensive Sustainability Program. This is underlined by the...

Ethics and Employee Engagement - calendar

Do you want to know how to improve employee engagement in your organisation so that your ethical culture is strengthened? Do you want to understand how the way in which day-to-day jobs are designed...

Lloyds Banking Group publish latest Responsible Business Report - reports

Lloyds Banking Group has published its latest Responsible Business Report. In 2010 Lloyds carried out extensive stakeholder research into how its many stakeholder audiences perceive the Group -...

Action for a Sustainable America - calendar

Action for a Sustainable America takes place June 10-11 in Seattle and will bring together leaders in corporate sustainability to examine how they are using sustainability to redefine corporate...

Engaging in the Policy Process for Sustainability - reports

Global management consultancy Arthur D. Little has produced a new report, 'Optimizing Involvement in the Development of Sustainability Related Public Policy'.

Tetra Pak aligns its environmental goals with Paris Climate Agreement - bestpractice

Former UK Education Secretary Michael Gove’s assertion that “people have had enough of experts” came to symbolise last summer’s Brexit referendum debates. But when it...

Upgrading citizenship to a whole new level - bestpractice

In order to build a truly sustainable organisation, global companies these days acknowledge that the umbrella of their stakeholders extends further than ever before. Chris Librie, senior...

BBVA's 2006 Corporate Responsibility Report - reports

Spain's second-largest bank, BBVA, has just published its 2006 Corporate Responsibility Report.

Getting up a thirst for evolving partnerships - bestpractice

Like all water companies operating throughout the UK, Yorkshire Water knows the value of water. They supply around 1.24 billion litres of drinking water every day to the Yorkshire region, and...

Getting up a thirst for evolving partnerships - bestpractice

Like all water companies operating throughout the UK, Yorkshire Water knows the value of water. They supply around 1.24 billion litres of drinking water every day to the Yorkshire region, and...

Ensuring business measures up responsibly - bestpractice

Lloyds Banking Group has recently unveiled its Helping Britain Prosper Plan which represents several firsts. As part of the British banking institution’s 2013 Responsible Business report,...

Sustainable Learning Networks from the University of Cambridge Programme for Industry - calendar

Sustainable Learning Networks is a practical business programme that focuses on implementing the principles of corporate social responsibility and sustainable development in ways that allow...

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